Scottish non-independence, English devolution, the effects of regional independence, the creation of a tribal/ethnic/national identity. And a little about Doctor Who at the end. Topics: social, ethnicity
Novos Estudos CEBRAP, 55, Novembro, pp. 83-96, 1999 Abstract: Out of focus: diversity and ethnic Identities in Brazil. Taking into account discussions on racial or ethnic issues in Brazil as well as recent efforts to improve the race & color item in the 2000 demographic census, results from the 1998 Brazilian Institute of Geography & Statistics' monthly employment survey (IBGE - PME) are examined. At issue is a series of questions seeking to test whether the color categories in use... Topics: Brazil, social diversity, ethnicity
We can hardly imagine social theories and political developments these days without the notion of ethnicity. Yet it is only since the sixties that ethnicity was validated as a separate and independent concept within the social sciences. Twenty-five years after the publication of Barth's Ethnic groups and boundaries, one of the most influential writings on the subject, this book raises the issue of what has been accomplished in the study of ethnicity since then. Topics: Ethnicity, theory of ethnicity, nationalism, history of anthropology
The paper presents the struggle for maintaining a balance between the demand of conformity to the new land and the urge to retain their ethnic identity in a foreign land that is carried out on two differing levels by two generations of migrants in the autobiographical fiction, The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood among Ghostsby Maxine HongKingston. It shows how the adult immigrants’ strong sense of ethnic identity can operate as an obstacle to their cultural adjustment in a new country... Topics: Immigration, Chineseness, Hybrid, Ethnicity, Homeland
Ethnic conflict is one of the biggest problems in the modern era. The ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka showed a new dimension of conflicts that crippled the whole nation for a long time. The aim of this article is to explore the core problems of the ethnic conflicts in Sri Lanka. The first part of this article deal with the definitional terms and the causes and consequences of ethnic conflicts. The second part explored the pre-colonial conflict situations as well as the colonial period. The third... Topics: Ethnic Conflicts, Manipulations and Politicization of Ethnicity, Democratic Politics and Ethnicity,...
Because of the particularities and peculiarities of American history, race, ethnicity and nationality form complex patterns, divisions and overlays in the texture of American society. First and foremost, America is a colonial-settler society occupying the homelands of numerous indigenous nations. These once sovereign nations have not disappeared, they are just under the boot-heel of the colonial-settler society. The indigenous Americans consitute an oppressed ethnic minority in America and are... Topics: colonial, native american, indigenous, race, ethnicity
Why do many Asian American youths excel academically? On this program, Amy Hsin discusses the factors that underlie the success of certain ethnicities. Topics: Asian Americans, STEM, depression, academics, education, culture, ethnicity, academics, STEM,...